In 2014, Charles Stuart International celebrates 30 successful years as a Top Model Agency in Vancouver.
"I am extremely proud of this accomplishment and look forward to many more years of discovering and developing models!" - Charles Stuart, President
With over 30 years experience in the modeling industry, Charles Stuart's ability to keep pace with the constant changes throughout the years has gained him the respect and support of the world's leading agencies.
It all began in 1967 on Carnaby Street in London when Charles met at a photoshoot with none other than Twiggy, the Super Model of the 60's. In the early 70's he became a fashion buyer and then worked with a John Casablancas franchise.
1982 - Charles decided that it was time to open an agency of his own in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The modeling industry was booming and in 1984 Charles was able to develop a network of franchises throughout Western Canada.
1986 - the market for models in Japan, Taipei, and Korea was enormous and Charles seized the market for North American models who had dreams of making money in Asia.
1992 - Charles developed the very successful Faces West Model & Talent Convention. Agents, scouts, and managers from all over the world make Faces West an absolute must on their scouting schedules.
1997 - Charles developed another successful 2-day model and talent search called Model & Talent Search Canada West. Once again agents, scouts, and managers from all over the world make this event a must on their scouting schedules.
1999 - Charles was elected President of the newly formed North America Modelling Association (N.A.M.A.) with members from across Canada and the U.S.A.
2004 - Charles Stuart discovered and developed supermodel Coco Rocha. Coco has gone on to receive worldwide attention and acclaim as a supermodel, brand ambassador, and humanitarian. In 2014 Coco received the prestigious CAFA "model of the year award"
2005-2012 - Charles Stuart continued with a strong focus on International and National placement, placing models in New York, L.A., Miami, Seattle, Montreal, Toronto, London, Paris, Milan, Germany, Spain, Tokyo, Osaka, Singapore, Taipei, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Thailand. Charles Stuart has successfully brokered approximately 1,000 International contracts for local (Vancouver) based models and models from Western Canada making Charles Stuart International THE Vancouver and Western Canada agency for models seeking International placement.
2013 - "Faces West" the world famous convention that Charles Stuart conceptualized & developed; celebrated 20 years making it the longest running and most successful Model and Talent convention in Western Canada!
2012 - Charles Stuart International was awarded a special 25-year plaque From the Better Business Bureau in recognition of being a member in good standing for 25 years and counting. Charles Stuart International is the only modeling agency in Vancouver presently listed in the BBB yellow pages.
2017 - '18? WILL YOU BE THE NEXT COCO ROCHA?
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